The Madinat Theatre proudly presents - URBAN CIRCUS - combining a variety of talents and skills from all around the world in one unique show! The show is set in an urban landscape and features various acts - from Strap, Rope, Pole and Double trapeze acts to the Cube and Running wall (first time showcased in Dubai) and flying guitarist and violinist to add to the mix! Aerial artist Orlando Vargas is one of the star attractions heralded as one of the best aerialists in the world having begun his circus career with Circo del Mondo! Urban Circus is your ticket to the Circus Ring and the magical world where ordinary people become extraordinary. The show combines acrobatics, aerial acts, music, dance and comedy and is suitable for the whole family.Come and experience the magnificent, the impossible, the magical.....Urban Circus!
Amjad Ali Khan
28 May 13
The Score presents Amjad Ali Khan, Master of the Sarod. The Score Classical Is a series of international classical concerts & outreach programmes. The sixth concert honors the very best of Indian classical music with the master of the Sarod, Amjad Ali Khan. In a career spanning over 50 years, Amjad Ali Khan has single-handedly elevated the Sarod to one of the most popular traditional instruments in Northern India. Taught by his father, the legendary Haafiz Ali Khan, he is the sixth in an uninterrupted lineage of music masters known as the Senia Bangash School. Winner of Padma Vibhushan, the highest Indian civilian award, Amjad has begun another glorious chapter in the history of Indian classical music. This is a special opportunity to be inspired by the magic of Amjad Ali Khan accompanied by his sons, Amaan Ali and Ayaan Ali, in the intimate setting of the Madinat Theatre and to be touched by Amjad's passion for the traditional Sarod.
2013 Dubai Dance Academy Performance
01 Jun 13
Dubai Dance Academy proudly presents a fantasy ballet evening with dancers all the way from the Paris Opera National Ballet and Japan. To begin with, academy students from 4 years old to 17 years old play a dynamic divertissement adorned in their beautiful tutu costumes. Following the opening, the famous classical variations take form ranging from Sleeping Beauty, Coppelia and Giselle as well as contemporary dances performed by both academy students and the dancers from abroad. The audience is then treated to a comical and rhythmical moment with Gottshchalk performed by the dancers from Japan. Last but not least the finale features Sabrina Mallem and Fabien Revillion from the Paris Opera National Ballet as they lead the Academy dancers in Grand Pas from Paquita. The 2013 Dubai Dance Academy Performance promises you a beautiful night of ballet with spectacular technique and high emotion and is not to be missed.
Elvis Forever - (5+)
06 Jun 13 To 08 Jun 13
The Madinat Theatre in collaboration with The Barnyard Theatre Productions who brought you in 2012 - Under African Skies and The Fab Four - now brings you "ELVIS Forever," - the one and only King of Rock 'n Roll, Elvis Presley. This spectacular show captures the onstage excitement of Elvis' greatest performances and energetically reproduces hits spanning the 50's, 60's and Vegas-70's when people rocked like there was no tomorrow. With an 11 piece band and 3 backup singers, you can look forward to timeless hits including Hound Dog, Jailhouse Rock, Love me Tender and Viva Las Vegas. Elvis Forever will bring tears to your eyes and joy to your heart one moment and will have you up and rocking the next! Elvis is performed by the ever-popular Shaky Russell, award winning Elvis impersonator. So put on your Blue Suede Shoes and get ready to Shake, Rattle & Roll in what promises to rock both young and old in true Elvis spirit.
Whose Line Is It Anyway ? (18+)
13 Jun 13 To 15 Jun 13
The Madinat Theatre proudly presents - An entertainment roller coaster takes centre stage at Madinat Theatre this June with special performances of the smash-hit improvisation show 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' This Quick-fire highly interactive comedy improvisation show, performed by members of the UK comedy club, is packed full of sketches, gags, songs, bizarre physical positions, surreal situations and flying packets of 'Instant Whip! Fast, furious and very funny, you shout out - and they act it out. Don't miss out on the 6th year anniversary of this hilarious and whacky improve show at Madinat Theatre!
How To Catch A Star - (3+)
19 Jun 13 To 22 Jun 13
The Story of a Star : In the twinkle of an eye! Once there was a boy and he loved stars very much. Every night he watched the stars from his bedroom window and wished he had one of his own. One day, he decided he would try to catch a star and began plotting a clever plan. This is where his adventures began.This beloved theatre adaptation has remained true to the original Oliver Jeffers picture book. We see the children join Boy on his adventures as he searches for a starry friend in this funny, gentle re-telling of a beautiful tale. 'A beautifully told, beautifully painted story,' The Guardian.
Under African Skies - (5+)
26 Jun 13 To 29 Jun 13
The Madinat Theatre proudly presents - The enormously successful production Under African Skies! After their sell out European tour and wowing audiences in Dubai 2012, the show returns to the Madinat Theatre for the second time running! Devised and directed by the Barnyard Theatre Productions, this nostalgic production will take you through the history of South African music, starting off in the 1940's and 1950's and progressing through the decade's right up until the 1990's. This energetic musical features the music of the pennywhistle and Kwela Jazz as well as hits from the late Miriam Makeba along with Paul Simon, The Manhattan Brothers, Johnny Clegg, Mango Groove and many more South African legends. Starring a 14-piece cast consisting of a 6 piece live band and 8 vocalists, this internationally show not to be missed.